[Blog] Women and Palm oil; IWD highlights the need to empower women in agricultural sector
Mar 17, 2016
In Indonesia almost half of the agriculture sector’s workforce is comprised of women. However despite providing a backbone to one of the nation’s most economically important sectors
Blog: Water for Indonesia’s most vulnerable communities, our crowd funding campaign means business
Mar 3, 2016
Get the what, why, and how on our newest campaign, and stay tuned to learn how YOU can get involved.
UNDP declared a fight on poverty 50 years ago; now a go-to partner for SDGs
Mar 3, 2016
Poor people need to be given opportunities to improve their lives, water pipes need to be built to support famers in dry zones; communities in disaster-prone areas need to be supported to reduce and manage risks; access to justice must be made available to all, including the most vulnerable groups.
[Highlights from the Field] Leveraging Women’s Empowerment through the Training of Trainers for the Supreme Court
Dec 24, 2015
Indonesia ratified the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) over 29 years ago. Although significant progress has been made in the 29 years since, Indonesian women are still prone to experiencing discrimination.
[Blog] Women’s role in the Palm Oil Industry in Indonesia
Dec 24, 2015
At first glance, the palm oil industry in Indonesia may seem like a labor force managed by men using large mechanical tools and carrying heavy loads of fruit.
[Highlights from the Field] The making of women’s peace builders in Indonesia
Dec 1, 2015
Kupang, November, 2015 - Valentina is a former refugee who fled violence in East Timor in 1998. She relocated to a leprosy community in Lembata where she lived for years, before building a new life as an Indonesian civil servant for the Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Body, in the East Nusa Tenggara Province.
INDONESIAN FEMALE POLITICIANS TAKE CUES FROM NORWAY
Nov 11, 2015
“Women can’t work at night but as a politician it’s quiet impossible,“ said Mrs.Hana Ruby Cervenka, First Secretary of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Indonesia in her remarks to a mostly Indonesian female politicians..
Working with Myanmar, South-South cooperation with Indonesia continues
Oct 27, 2015
Jakarta, October 27 - Men in longyis (sarongs) and women in traditional Myanmarese dresses lightened up the atmosphere at the start of a week-long workshop on planning and budgeting in the capital city of Indonesia.
[Blog] Harnessing Survey Data to Determine the Impact of Climate Change Using Technology
Oct 15, 2015
Imagine the time consuming practice of turning datasets for hundreds of data points regarding complex crops and planting seasons into data-driven maps and infographics, to visualize data growth or change over time and space. And now imagine these same results, only a few clicks away. In its final phase of the rapid prototyping of the Do-It-Yourself Survey Application for Monitoring (DIY-SAM), UNDP Indonesia, together with Akvo Foundation, excitingly plays around with creative technology for data analysis and smart data visualization. Following the completion of the data collection through the ADAPT ASIA Survey in Malang, East Java Province, we have been able to efficiently turn raw data into visualized findings for improved communication to the project team, donors, and partners.
Central Sulawesi formally backs customary court system
Oct 13, 2015
Palu, Indonesia, July 12 - Thronged with people in dresses made out of wood sheets and traditional red shirts with bullhead patterns, the scene inside the Central Sulawesi governor’s assembly hall resembles more of a carnival than a gathering of law enforcement.